The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella organisation of farm unions, worn servicemen and youths will initiate a nationwide marketing campaign in opposition to the central government’s fresh navy recruitment scheme, Agnipath on Sunday, August 7. They announced the keeping of ‘Jai Jawan Jai Kisan Sammelan’ at chosen locations between August 7 to August 14 to imprint the starting of this marketing campaign.
“Agnipath scheme is disastrous for national security, navy, unemployed youths and farming households. The battle in opposition to Agnipath will proceed till the scheme is withdrawn,” SKM mentioned.
The press convention turn out to be as soon as addressed by Predominant Overall Satbir Singh, SM (Rtd), Neighborhood Captain VK Gandhi (Retired) on behalf of United Entrance of Ex-Servicemen, Hanan Mollah, Rakesh Tikait and Yogendra Yadav on behalf of Samyukt Kisan Morcha and Aishee Ghosh and Manish on behalf of youth organisations.
“The Agnipath scheme has ‘put to an finish the tried and tested methodology of customary, permanent recruitment to the navy. It can mean a drastic reduction within the measurement of the navy from the novel sanctioned energy of 14 lakh to merely seven lakh,” the farmer organisation mentioned.
“Right here’s a excessive setback to farming households who devour contributed to the nation by sending their youths to the navy. The scheme methodology changing the bulk of the typical recruitment by contractual Agniveers would seriously bog down operational ability and morale of the navy at a time when external threats to national security are on the upward thrust,” it additional added.
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“The proposed ‘all India, all class recruitment’ would severely decrease the fragment of regions like Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, Uttarakhand, western UP and jap Rajasthan which devour contributed to the navy for generations, apart from affecting the morale of the regiments,” it mentioned.
“The selling campaign demands that the pending vacancies (about 1.25 lakh) and the novel three hundred and sixty five days vacancies (about 60,000) must be stuffed in an instant following the pre-existing methodology of customary and permanent recruitment. The recruitment assignment already initiated must be executed with age-rest of two years in lieu of non-recruitment one day of the final two years,” it mentioned.
“All instances in opposition to anti-Agnipath protesters must be withdrawn and the arrested youth must be released forthwith,” the speak mentioned.
WHAT IS JAI JAWAN JAI KISAN SAMMELAN?
Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav mentioned step one within the promoting campaign would be a ‘Jai Jawan Jai Kisan’ convention from August 7 to August 14.
“This marketing campaign aims to educate the public about the disastrous penalties of the controversial Agnipath scheme and compel the Centre, by utilizing democratic, quiet and constitutional methodology, to roll it serve.
“If the (three) farm regulations devour been dire, the Agnipath scheme is disastrous. With our farmers and troopers in misfortune, the spine of our nation is in hazard of being broken. Our silence can’t be the reason within the serve of the government to bulldoze and raze the protectors and feeders of the nation. Now we devour stopped them as soon as, we can stop them over again,” Mr. Yadav mentioned at a press convention.
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He mentioned about a of the main events under the promoting campaign will occur on Sunday in Haryana’s Jind district, Mathura in Uttar Pradesh and Kolkata. On August 9, the events will likely be held in Haryana’s Rewari and Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar.
There’ll likely be events in Indore and Meerut on August 10 and in Patna on August 11.
WHAT ARE THE DEMANDS?
The demands of ‘Jai Jawan Jai Kisan’ marketing campaign are:
-Agnipath scheme must be rolled serve in an instant and the final notifications issued under it must be withdrawn. The time-tested methodology of customary, permanent recruitment must proceed.
-The pending vacancies (about 1.25 lakhs) and the novel three hundred and sixty five days’s vacancies (about 60,000) must be stuffed in an instant following the pre-existing methodology of customary and permanent recruitment.
-The recruitment assignment already initiated must be executed with age-rest of two years in lieu of non-recruitment for the final two years.
-All instances in opposition to anti-agnipath protestors must be withdrawn and the arrested youth must be released forthwith.
-There must be no privatisation within the defence sector; the government must settle for its accountability for national security & security of the glory and morale of the navy.
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